The season opener was an eventful one for the Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha team. Following last year’s success, the team was back up on the podium, with Aaron Plessinger taking third overall. Colt Nichols who missed who had just come back from injury had a solid ride, finishing sixth overall. Ferrandis’s outdoor debut was going strong up until a crash in the first moto ended his racing for the day. Harrison crashed in both motos but was still able to take a top-ten overall finish.
Aaron Plessinger wrapped up the season with a third- place finish at the East/West Shootout. Plessinger and his teammates all were held up by the start crash in the main, but Plessinger’s speed allowed him to finish on the podium. Ferrandis, finished not far behind Plessinger, in fourth. Harrison took ninth, and Reardon finished thirteenth.
Dylan Ferrandis was on fire at the penultimate round of the season. Despite being his rookie year, Dylan has been a front runner at many rounds this season. He was the second fastest qualifier, finished third in his heat, then went on to finish second in the main. Harrison crashed early in the main and worked his way through to finish thirteenth.
Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha returns to the West Coast with a bang
After a seven-week break, Aaron Plessinger and Daniel Reardon returned to racing at the Century Link Field, WA. The days leading up to the race were wet, and the track needed drying time, which prevented the riders from completing their usual qualifying schedule. Plessinger, who is known for his skills in rough conditions, excelled in the dark soft sand. He won his heat race and went on to take the main event win too. Reardon finished just outside the top-ten, with an eleventh-place finish in the main.
The Yamalube Star Racing Yamaha riders, Mitchell Harrison and Dylan Ferrandis, showed some more consistently strong riding this weekend in St.Louis. Ferrandis, who is a rookie to the series, took his fourth fop five finish of the season, with a fourth-place finish. After an impressive come-back in the heat race, Harrison went on to finish seventh in the main. Colt Nichols was unable to race again, due to the knee injury that he had sustained earlier in the season.